Brain Injury Services provides specialized case management to seniors (age 55+) who live in Fairfax County.
These specific case management services address the complex needs of seniors who have decreased cognition, changes in behavior, and/or diminished physical functions due to a diagnosis of acquired brain injury. The Seniors Program focuses on maximizing clients’ strengths and abilities in order to safely remain at home and in their community.
- Have documented evidence of an acquired, non-degenerative brain injury that occurred after birth.
- Be at least 55 years of age.
- Reside in Fairfax County.
- Sign a release for BIS to obtain necessary assessment information. If the Case Manager believes that the individual has a drug and/or alcohol problem, they must participate in a substance abuse evaluation and must be willing to follow a treatment plan.
- Have legal status in the United States, including but not limited to, student visa, work authorization, Green Card, or citizenship.
If the Case Manager believes that the individual is a danger to themselves or others, the individual must participate in a mental health evaluation and must be willing to follow treatment recommendations.